News on the Scroll from “Ohio’s Polytechnic University” (aka the University of Akron)


This will be the first in a series of posts taken from the blog of the AAUP chapter at the University of Akron []. That blog provides a chronicle of the changes that have been occurring with often startling rapidity at the university in the wake of a change in institutional leadership.

This sort of news scroll is a very effective way for chapters to insure that their websites and blogs are of continuing interest to their members.


Commentary on UA from Local and National Sources

Below are excerpts from various recent editorial and news pieces concerning events at UA. Click the links to read the entire texts.

Challenges at UA

Excerpts from a letter to the editor, The Akron Beacon Journal ( July 20.

The faculty, staff and students did not make the decisions that have led to this crisis; the trustees, the previous president…

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